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pel·lic·u·lar

, pelliculous (pe-lik'yū-lăr, -lŭs),
Relating to a pellicle.

pellicular

adjective Resembling or pertaining to a thin membrane. The use of the Latin root, pellicula (diminutive of pellis, hide, skin), is waning, with the near-equivalent occidiamembrana (membrane) increasingly preferred (i.e., membranaceous, rather than pellicular).
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Technique offers particle sizing and distribution analysis of wide range of particles, including latex, liposomes, colloid and emulsions with solid, porous, pellicular, multiphase or hollow structures.
Moreover, if during the process of wine making, a gentle pellicular process of maceration is applied, the wine becomes more robust and gains body, all of which increase its quality.